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School Fundraisers (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-05-11

Duration: 00:05:01

Subjects: Education | Educational fund raising | Community Coffee


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Producer
  • Fontenot, Jodie Editor
  • Becnel, Mark Interviewee
  • Saurage, Matt Interviewee


This segment from the May 11, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s report on the growing economic necessity of school fundraisers. She interviews Mark Becnel, the president of Louisiana Fundraisers, Inc., who discusses the increased participation in school fundraisers and how the schools use the money in the classroom. Lincoln also interviews Matt Saurage, the CEO of Community Coffee, who discusses the success and growth of their Cash for Schools program. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford